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Music Application Audition

All students who have indicated the Blair School of Music as a first or alternate choice school must audition or interview to be considered for admission. Students applying to the Blair School of Music are required to submit the Music Profile as part of their application. Auditions are offered on campus and at selected locations off-campus. Auditions by videotape are also allowed, though a personal audition is preferred.

Following are on-campus audition dates for the 2011 - 2012 year:

December 3, 2011*

January 27 - 28, 2012

February 10 - 11, 2012

February 24 - 25, 2012

*Please note that students applying Early Decision must audition on the December 3, 2011 date.

Videotaped auditions are due no later than February 1, 2012Learn more about instrument specific auditions.

We expect to hold off-campus auditions this year ('11 - '12) in the following cities. Please refer to this page for more specific details.

  • Cleveland, OH (January 5, 2012)
  • Los Angeles, CA (January 15, 2012)
  • San Diego, CA (January 16, 2012)
  • Washington, D.C. (January 23, 2012)
  • New York, NY (January 26, 2012)
  • Boston, MA (February 3, 2012)
  • Dallas, TX (February 19, 2012)
  • Houston, TX (February 20, 2012)
  • Orlando, FL (February 27, 2012)

When completing the Music Profile, students interested in off-campus auditions should list their preferred city in the space marked "Other Date." Please return the profile directly to the Blair School of Music upon completion. 

Contact the Blair School admissions office at 615.322.6181 if you have additional questions about auditioning.